After months of controversy surrounding allegations of racial discrimination by its hosts, Airbnb will require all users to agree to an anti-discrimination pledge starting tomorrow, November 1.
For years, post-grad students combined Peace Corps service with education through Peace Corps’ Masters International. Although the program will close its doors this year, students can still tap other options to bring a Peace Corps experience together with their post-grad work.
SolarCity is offering up to $1,000 in cash to Airbnb hosts who install solar power systems on their rooftops. Both companies are leaning on the environmental benefits of solar in order to resonate with customers.
The $1.5 billion Massachusetts-based travel company, which was one of the first adopters of user-generated content, plans to pull tickets for hundreds of animal attractions from its site.
Many people are looking to have a more meaningful, positive impact on the places they visit — whether by volunteering their time, collecting donations, or simply making sure the money they spend goes directly into the hands of locals. Travel expert Raj Gyawali reflects on the lessons he’s learned over the years of working in the tourism industry in Nepal.
Since childhood, Ed Monat was fascinated by the ocean and all things underwater. He now channels this passion to put on a delightful two-hour undersea tour of Frenchman Bay in Midcoast Maine.
African elephants and rhinos are disappearing in rapid numbers. Some say drones have potential in the fight against poaching, but can they really make a difference?
The environmental NGO Rare estimates that Colombia hosts approximately 10 percent of the world’s biodiversity. But water scarcity is an ongoing threat, so Rare is working with local governments and industries on water remediation projects along the country’s Pacific Coast.
This year, transportation outpaced the utility sector as America’s largest carbon emitter. That demands big change. And these seven partnerships aim to deliver it.
Pre-2000, Americans took an average of 20.3 days off per year. Fast-forward to today, and the average is down to 16.2 days. Even when we know we have the time to take (and it’s the right thing to do for our health), it can still be difficult to block time off for vacation. These three tips can help you build in time to recharge.
With all the pros of high-speed trains, from fast travel times to limiting pollution, people often wonder why they aren’t even more widespread. But the answer to that question is complex, and varies largely from region to region.
Enterprise Rent-A-Car became the bulls-eye of criticism over its association with ALEC, and the company is pushing back as it insists rental-car taxes are unfair.